Coping: Water Heaters – A Hidden Alzheimer’s Risk?

As I have mentioned previously, both Elaine and I decided in 2018 to get our DNA testing done.  While there are lots of “privacy issues” claimed, we believed that the potential benefits outweighed the risks by a good margin. For example, I now know that my...

Crashmas Eve Day

Here’s a head scratcher for you:  As of 7:16 AM Central time, Yahoo was showing the Dow futures down more than 700 points, but the FinViz display was showing down in the range of 150-points.  So, it will be an interesting morning to watch…which set of...

Prepping: Derusting & Refinishing

There are many joys of working with your hands…the pride of bringing something back to life being foremost among them. Unfortunately, there are many problems with “restoring” and “refinishing’ so we thought it would be useful to...

2019: Falling Markets, Digilantes Ride

Time for us to present our view forward – as 4 “use cases” for 2019.  It is not a pretty outlook, but we have to present what the data – and larger non-market contexts are telling us.With some Maalox at the ready…here goes…More...

Prepping: Monkey Fleecers or Aliens?

A short rap this morning about the measurable reality and how to avoid becoming a victim. While I’m not a yuge Carl Sagan fan, there is much to be gained from reading his “The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark” and then inspecting...

Correction: One of Our Rare Errors

Yes, I make them, too.  (Especially writing at 5 AM, lol). It is the Trade Date that controls the reporting…most of the time. A reader referred me to the discussion over on the Zacks website with this juicy morsel: “In almost all cases, the trade date...

Trumplems? Or, Tax-Loss Selling?

Before Launch: Let’s do the Only Chart That Matters 2019 sure looks like a peach, don’t it? Although the market futures are showing a decline this morning, that latest crackpot theory we’ve been kicking around over on our Peoplenomics.com subscriber...

Markets: Exactly As We Said

Last Thursday morning, before the open, I told you what we believed was in the offing:  A good-sized market decline this week.  Specifically, this part matters: ” And based on this (wildly delusional, incredibly speculative, and obvious whack-job) line of...

The “Trading Boxes” Technique

As you know, every year I try to project how the coming year will go.  Ever since my discovery  of a “heartbeat to the market” last summer, I’ve been waiting for the chance to apply that discovery to presenting a possible future course for...

Wednesday Woo-Woo: The Oneironaut Notebook

In case you missed it, I am a Oneironaut.  Since the term may not be familiar to you, here’s the definition:  A “oneironaut (plural oneironauts) is person who explores dream worlds, usually associated with lucid dreaming.” It is both a blessing...